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The Extended Family: Elder Law and the Law of Inheritance

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter deals with the complexities of succession, specifically in the ways money is shared with other members of the family. Family members not only earn money from work; some family members ... More


The abuse of older people

Angie Ash

in Safeguarding older people from abuse: Critical contexts to policy and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305668
eISBN:
9781447311683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305668.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter traces the ‘naming of elder abuse’ as a social problem in the UK and internationally. It considers definitions of abuse, and findings of some international research on the prevalence and ... More


Pseudo Families: Caregiver/Institutional Maltreatment

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the maltreatment of children and adults in out-of-home care settings in which they are being cared for by pseudo families. These environments are much like traditional ... More


Financial elder abuse

Mary Gilhooly, Deborah Kinnear, Miranda Davies, Kenneth Gilhooly, and Priscilla Harries

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447314783
eISBN:
9781447314806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314783.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the possibilities of the ‘bystander intervention model’ to explore the decision making of health and social care professionals when detecting and attempting to prevent financial ... More


Safeguarding older people from abuse: Critical contexts to policy and practice

Angie Ash

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305668
eISBN:
9781447311683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305668.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The abuse and mistreatment of older people is recognised internationally as a significant abuse of elders’ human rights. ‘Scandals’ and inquiries into failures to protect older people from abuse in ... More


Aging and Exploitation: How Should the Financial Service Industry Respond?

Marguerite DeLiema and Martha Deevy

in Financial Decision Making and Retirement Security in an Aging World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808039
eISBN:
9780191847165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808039.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Elder financial victimization is a growing problem facing older Americans. As the conduits of financial transactions, financial firms are positioned to stop losses at their source. Representatives at ... More


Contexts to safeguarding older people from abuse

Angie Ash

in Safeguarding older people from abuse: Critical contexts to policy and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305668
eISBN:
9781447311683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305668.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter sets out the book’s themes and origins. The book originated in the author’s work on a number of independent case reviews where an older person had suffered abuse. These, variously, ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter brings together some of the issues which have run through the book: the difficulty the law has in dealing with older people who are both vulnerable to exploitation and yet so easily ... More


EU civil society initiatives to protect the right to live and die in dignity

Anne-Sophie Parent

in Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

For more than a decade now, civil society organizations have battled hard to promote the right to live and die in dignity in Europe. Various initiatives were launched to encourage policy makers to ... More


Stop Family Violence

Richard P. Barth and Rebecca J. Macy

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

Family violence is a common American tragedy. Assaults by parents, intimate partners, and adult children frequently result in serious injury and even death. Such violence costs billions of dollars ... More


The ‘ideal’ rape victim and the elderly woman: a contradiction in terms?

Hannah Bows

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

There is now an extensive body of literature examining sexual violence against women and girls. However, there remains an important gap in relation to ‘older’ women, who have been almost entirely ... More


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